GIGABYTE Announces Industry's First AMD Athlon 64 Motherboard -Featuring High Definition Video Introducing the GA-K8N51PVMT-9

2005/09/21

GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY, a leader in motherboard innovation and design unveils the GA-K8N51PVMT-9, the industry's first motherboard featuring High Definition Video for the AMD64 platform. Powered by the innovative NVIDIA GeForce™ 6150 GPU and nForce™430 MCP, this platform targets Media-Center Systems with unparalleled graphics features and cutting-edge security in a low profile case. Coupled with the remarkable performance available from AMD Athlon 64 technology and the board's extensive functionality, the GA-K8N51PVMT-9 is a compelling solution for digital media enthusiasts who are looking for the ultimate home theater to build a network around.Innovative GeForce 6150 GPU Introducing the new NVIDIA GeForce™6150 GPU to the PC market, the GA-K8N51PVMT-9 boasts unprecedented graphics performance from a shared memory architecture platform. With the NVIDIA® CineFX™ 3.0 Engine, the GeForce 6150 supports Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0 Shader Model 3.0 to enable stunning and complex special effects and faster, smoother game-play. The combination of the GeForce 6150's high-definition video processor and NVIDIA PureVideo DVD decoder software delivers optimal picture clarity, smooth video, and precise image scaling for all video content in home theater applications. With world-class HDTV-out functionality up to and including 1920x1080i resolutions, this platform is ready for the most demanding HDTV applications. All the Support and Features of the nForce 430 MCPThe advanced NVIDIA nForce430 MCP delivers all the latest security, storage and connectivity technologies. NVIDIA's ActiveArmor firewall provides outstanding network security while NVIDIA RAID provides reliable, scalable and accessible RAID applications to enhance both performance and security. Targeting the mainstream media enthusiast, GA-K8N51PVMT-9 includes NVIDIA's MediaShield™ utility that offers a simple point and click-based interface for creating and managing RAID configurations. The latest SATA at 3Gb/s interface and NVIDIA native Gigabit Ethernet also contribute to the motherboard's merits as the ultimate home theater platform. The Geforce 6-Series Family from GIGABYTEGIGABYTE provides three solutions based on the GeForce 6 and nForce 4 chipsets to cater for a variety of market segments. The GA-K8N51PVMT-9 represents the most feature-rich solution for a home theater PCs while the GA-K8N51GMF-9 delivers mainstream media enthusiast functionality. The GA-K8N51GMF is the entry level solution that is the most cost effective GeForce 6 graphics platform for AMD64 technology.
GA-K8N51PVMT-9 Specification
  • Supports AMD Athlon64 X2/ Athlon 64 Processor (Socket 939)
  • NVIDIA GeForce™6150 GPU, nForce™430 MCP
  • PCI–Express X16 Graphics interface
  • PCI–Express X1, 2 *PCI slot
  • DDR400/333, 4 DIMMs, 2 Channel
  • Gigabit Ethernet Connection
  • NVIDIA Firewall support
  • 4 x Serial-ATA 3Gb/s interface
  • RAID 0,1, 0+1, 5 support
  • 2 Ultra ATA133 Connectors
  • 2 IEEE 1394 ports ( 1 on rear Panel)
  • 8 USB 2.0/1.1 ports ( 4 on rear Panel)
  • TV-out connector
  • 8-channel audio
  • Xpress™ Install, Xpress™ Recovery